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There are two main types of brain cancer. Primary brain cancer starts in the brain. Metastatic brain cancer starts somewhere else in the body and moves to the brain. Brain tumors can be benign, with no cancer cells, or malignant, with cancer cells that grow quickly. Also called glioma, meningioma.
Scientists receive critical funding to study treatments for three deadly cancers

Scientists receive critical funding to study treatments for three deadly cancers

Using AFM to study cell mechanics and function

Using AFM to study cell mechanics and function

CHOP researchers discover key differences among gene fusions in childhood brain tumors

CHOP researchers discover key differences among gene fusions in childhood brain tumors

Researchers to investigate cellular changes leading to development of glioblastoma

Researchers to investigate cellular changes leading to development of glioblastoma

Scientists validate biomarker indicative of brain cancer patient's prognosis and drug response

Scientists validate biomarker indicative of brain cancer patient's prognosis and drug response

Research finds higher rates of cancer in world's ‘better’ countries

Research finds higher rates of cancer in world's ‘better’ countries

UCLA scientists discover potential combination treatment for brain cancer in adults

UCLA scientists discover potential combination treatment for brain cancer in adults

RCSI-led study aims to train next generation of brain cancer researchers

RCSI-led study aims to train next generation of brain cancer researchers

Study opens new door to potential treatments for highly lethal brain tumors

Study opens new door to potential treatments for highly lethal brain tumors

Poliovirus therapy triggers longer-lasting immune response against malignant tumors

Poliovirus therapy triggers longer-lasting immune response against malignant tumors

Researchers develop new model to better simulate blood brain barrier for study of diseases

Researchers develop new model to better simulate blood brain barrier for study of diseases

Patients diagnosed with glioblastoma benefit from care at high-volume centers, study suggests

Patients diagnosed with glioblastoma benefit from care at high-volume centers, study suggests

Japanese researchers find new way for increasing effectiveness of drug delivery to brain tumors

Japanese researchers find new way for increasing effectiveness of drug delivery to brain tumors

Female cancer survivors have higher risks of poor pregnancy outcomes, study finds

Female cancer survivors have higher risks of poor pregnancy outcomes, study finds

Zika virus found to specifically kill glioblastoma brain cancer cells

Zika virus found to specifically kill glioblastoma brain cancer cells

Zika virus may one day be effective treatment for deadly brain cancer

Zika virus may one day be effective treatment for deadly brain cancer

Study sheds new light on gene fusion in bladder and brain cancer

Study sheds new light on gene fusion in bladder and brain cancer

CSUDH professor seeks novel lead compound to develop new drug for treating cancer

CSUDH professor seeks novel lead compound to develop new drug for treating cancer

Dying at home in an opioid crisis: Hospices grapple with stolen meds

Dying at home in an opioid crisis: Hospices grapple with stolen meds

Promising brain cancer vaccine developed at Roswell Park receives orphan drug status from FDA

Promising brain cancer vaccine developed at Roswell Park receives orphan drug status from FDA